FDA Announces Recall of Red Yeast Rice by Doctor’s Best: AttorneyOne Monitor and Keep Consumers Informed

On June 24, the FDA announced that 7,379 bottles (lot 3121005) of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, by Doctor's Best, are recalled because they were found to contain undeclared Lovastatin. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers.

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Red Yeast Rice by Doctor’s Best Recalled

Red Yeast Rice by Doctor’s Best Recalled

our focus should squarely fall on investigating these safety alerts and getting the word out

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014

AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on dietary supplements.

The FDA announced on June 24, that 7,379 bottles (lot 3121005) of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, 600 mg Capsules, 120-count bottles, by Doctor's Best, are recalled because they were found to contain undeclared Lovastatin. Red Yeast Rice, by Doctor’s Best, is promoted as a dietary supplement for lowering cholesterol.

Lovastatin is a previously approved drug for the treatment of high cholesterol and its use in rare cases can result in serious muscle injury especially if it is taken with prescription statins including atorvastatin, simvastatin, or lovastatin.

Use of this product can cause pregnant women to put their unborn child at risk and can put patients with pre-existing liver disease at an increase risk for liver injury.

Taking into consideration the latest developments, AttorneyOne.com monitor daily and update the website providing accurate information on all relevant FDA safety alerts. Sean Burke, director of Media Relations at AttorneyOne.com, adds, “We are determined to keep an eye on FDA announcements concerning dietary supplements and inform the public. For that reason," he continues, "our focus should squarely fall on investigating these safety alerts and getting the word out.”

The FDA advises “Consumers/distributors/retailers that have Red Yeast Rice which is being recalled should discontinue usage and return the unused portion to their place of purchase.” And the Agency adds “Doctor’s Best is notifying its distributors and customers by mail and is arranging for return of all recalled products.”

AttorneyOne.com has further information on dietary supplements at the website including latest major drug and medical products law news.

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